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BlueStacks Has Officially Arrived!

Authored by: Steven Blum — Oct 12, 2011

After much speculation and lots and lots of waiting, BlueStacks is finally available to the general public.

For those unaware, BlueStacks is a program that allows users to run a virtualized copy of Android atop their Windows. Why would anyone want to run Android on their Windows? Well, imagine buying any app on Android and running it on Windows for free. Angry Birds, Fruit Ninja and Pulse can now be messed with on a bigger screen. The implications are potentially huge.

The program begins alpha testing today, October 11th. The Alpha release includes an Android Player and an App Syncer. The App Syncer application allows you to sync any Android on your device with the BlueStacks cloud service. When synced, the apps then become available for use on your PC.

When we gave it a go, some apps worked seamlessly and others, not at all. But most of the big-name apps you'd expect to work have worked well. So it goes with Alpha Testing. To give the app a shot, hit the source link below.


Bluestacks Brings Android Apps to Windows This June

Breaking: BlueStacks Seamlessly Integrates Android with Windows

Become a BlueStacks Alpha Tester

Source: BlueStacks

Steven Blum has written more than 2,000 blog posts as a founding member of AndroidPIT's English editorial team. A graduate of the University of Washington, Steven Blum also studied Journalism at George Washington University in Washington D.C. for two years. Since then, his writing has appeared in The Stranger, The Seattle P-I, Blackbook Magazine and Venture Villlage. He loves the HTC One and hopes the company behind it still exists in a few years.

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